Monthly Archives: April 2015

Veloso execution stopped

JAKARTA, Indonesia–Defying intense pressure from the international community, the government executed eight death row prisoners early on Wednesday on Nusakambangan prison island near Cilacap in Central Java. “We’ve carried out the executions,”

DOJ files illegal recruitment, other raps vs Veloso recruiters

MANILA — The National Bureau of Investigation filed before the Department of Justice on Monday, a complaint for illegal recruitment, human trafficking and estafa against the alleged recruiters of Mary Jane Velasco,

Veloso recruiters surrender to police

MANILA — Two recruiters of 30-year-old Mary Jane Veloso, who is set to be executed in Indonesia on Tuesday, have surrendered to authorities. Maria Kristina Sergio, also known as Mary Christine Gulles

Islamic State threatens Mindanao, Philippines tells Asean

KUALA LUMPUR – Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario bared yesterday before the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) reports of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threat to the

Aquino to ASEAN: China reclamation threatens regional security

MANILA  - President Benigno Aquino III on Monday urged his fellow Southeast Asian leaders to take a common stand to protect freedom of navigation and commerce in the disputed South China Sea.

PH, Vietnam push for code of conduct amid China’s reclamation

MANILA  - President Benigno Aquino III and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung expressed their concern over China’s massive reclamation activities in the disputed South China Sea. In a note to media,